Found March 18, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Former University of Oklahoma championship quarterback Steve Davis was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into a house in northern Indiana, officials said Monday. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash in South Bend as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. An Oklahoma athletics official confirmed it was the same Davis who played for the Sooners in the 1970s. He spoke on condition of anonymity because the school has not yet announced the death. Caves owned the Beechcraft Premier I twin-jet that clipped one house before slamming into two more Sunday afternoon. Caves had a pilot's license, but it was not immediately clear if he was flying the plane when it crashed. Davis went 32-1-1 as the Sooners' starter from 1973 to 1975, starting every game of Barry Switzer's first three seasons as head coach. Oklahoma tied Southern Cal in the second ga...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Ex-Oklahoma QB killed in plane crash

A former University of Oklahoma starting quarterback was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into a house in northern Indiana, officials said Monday. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash in South Bend as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. It was the same Davis who played...

Former Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Steve Davis dies in tragic plane crash

Former Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and two-time national champion, Steve Davis, died in a plane crash near South Bend, Ind.; he was 60 years old.

Ex OU QB Steve Davis Dies In South Bend Plane Crash

((HT: Sports Illustrated)) It had been reported that Oklahoma QB Steve Davis was on the plane that crashed in a residential neighborhood in South Bend, Indiana over the weekend... Tinker Owens, one of former quarterback Steve Davis' receivers on two national championship Sooner teams, confirmed Davis' death to The Oklahoman in a text message. "We lost a great...

Steve Davis, Former Oklahoma Quarterback, Killed in Plane Crash

Steve Davis, who led Oklahoma to back-to-back national championships in the mid-1970s, was killed Monday when a small plane he was traveling in crashed in South Bend, Ind. The 60-year-old Davis never played in the NFL but started three seasons at quarterback for the Sooners from 1973-75, leaving school with a 32-1-1 record and winning the national title in both his junior and senior...

Sooners Selection Show reaction: in focus

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners react as they are announced into the field as the South Region's No. 10 seed facing No. 7 San Diego State, and Sooners Illustrated captured it all.

Postseason hoops update (Mon): Romero Osby

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated again met with forward Romero Osby in preparation for the NCAA Tournament.
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.